Argentina will start on October 12 vaccinating children aged between 3 and 11 who have other underlying conditions against COVID-19. Local health authorities have chosen the Sinopharm drug for the campaign.
Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Friday announced the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine had been approved for use on children aged 3 to 11.
Argentina's Interior Minister Wado De Pedro, Friday announced that effective November 1 airlines interested in operating in the country will be able to do so with no coronavirus restrictions in place.
Argentina's Federal Health Council Monday announced that although immunization will not be mandatory, a nationwide house-by-house vaccination campaign will be launched for those who have not registered to take their injections.
Argentine Health Ministry Carla Vizzotti Friday assumed command of the Executive Committee of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for the period 2021-2022 on behalf of her country.
Argentina's Health Ministry has announced Minister Carla Vizzotti had not said Thursday morning that the province of Tierra del Fuego, which technically comprises British Overseas Territories such as the Falkland Islands, had achieved herd immunity against COVID-19.
In what became Juan Manzur's first appearance as Cabinet Chief, the Government of Argentina Tuesday announced a gradual reopening of its borders as of October 1 as well as other measures lifting COVID-19 restrictions.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday took the oath of office to the new members of his cabinet, with whom he intends to reconfigure his Government following a resounding loss at September 12's Mandatory, Open and Simultaneous (PASO) elections and its following political crisis.
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Sunday admitted the new SARS-CoV-2 variant named “Mu” and which was first detected in Colombia was being watched closely, although the now more common Delta version remained the main source of concern.
Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Tuesday announced the first 580,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine were slated to arrive in the country next month. These chemicals will be allocated chiefly to adolescents between 12 and 17 years of age, Vizzotti explained.